Assured Guaranty Hires Christopher Jumper as a Director for Public Finance Eastern Region

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:05 pm EDT

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NEW YORK

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NYSE:
AGO
"They have a proven business model, and no other company in the industry serves a broader range of issuers and can match their financial strength and record of success."

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assured Guaranty announced today that it has hired Christopher Jumper as a Director in its Public Finance group. Mr. Jumper will focus on originating and underwriting new business, and maintaining and expanding relationships with industry clients.

Mr. Jumper is reporting to Jim Binette, Managing Director, Public Finance, Eastern Region, who said, “We are looking forward to Chris joining our seasoned team of professionals. He brings thirty years of experience in public finance, more recently executing a variety of transactions in the utility and transportation sectors.”

Bill Hogan, Senior Managing Director, Public Finance added, “His industry knowledge and business relationships will add immediate value in helping us further our goal of providing issuers, municipal financial advisors and bankers with the best and most responsive service in the industry.”

Prior to joining Assured Guaranty, Mr. Jumper managed the Public Utility group as a Relationship and Portfolio Manager at U.S. Bank. Before that, he was a Senior Director and Manager in the Public Finance Division at Fitch Ratings. Prior to Fitch Ratings, he spent 23 years at MBIA progressing to the position of Managing Director, Public Finance – Global Utilities.

“I am very pleased to join Assured Guaranty, the industry’s leading financial guaranty company,” said Mr. Jumper. “They have a proven business model, and no other company in the industry serves a broader range of issuers and can match their financial strength and record of success.”

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) is a publicly traded Bermuda-based holding company. Its operating subsidiaries provide credit enhancement products to the U.S. and international public finance, infrastructure and structured finance markets. Assured Guaranty is currently writing municipal new issue business through Assured Guaranty Municipal and Municipal Assurance Corp., both of which are domiciled in New York, and licensed and subject to insurance regulation in all 50 states. More information on Assured Guaranty Ltd. and its subsidiaries can be found at AssuredGuaranty.com and MACmunibonds.com.

Contact:

Assured Guaranty Ltd.
Robert Tucker, 212-339-0861
Senior Managing Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
rtucker@assuredguaranty.com
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Ashweeta Durani, 212-408-6042
Vice President, Corporate Communications
adurani@assuredguaranty.com